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Mission/Vision Statement

Vision - North Newton Elementary’s vision is "Shaping the World, One Student at a Time".

Mission - The mission of North Newton Elementary School is that we will ensure that each student succeeds.

Core Values - All Children can and will learn. Through our family atmosphere based upon mutual respect among students and staff:

  • Diversity is celebrated
  • Risk-taking is encouraged
  • A compassionate and safe environment is fostered
  • Everyone feels a sense of belonging
  • Community and  parental involvement are essential for our success
 

Demographics - North Newton is a suburban elementary school.  North Newton currently has 449 students: 44% Caucasian, 4% Asian, 11% African American, 32% Hispanic and 9% Multi-Racial.  North Newton has 80 % of students who qualify for free/reduced lunches.  

Program Offerings - North Newton delivers the NC Standard Course of Study through numerous academic programs including; Envision Math K-5, Reading Tutors Program K-5, Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math 3-5, Reading 3D for K-5, Dibels K-3, FOSS science kits K-5, Study Island 2-5, Reading Express 3-5, Reading Eggs K-2, and MCLASS Math.  Teachers utilize instructional guides to ensure proper coverage of content as they incorporate leveled readers, novels, Battle of the Books, and a focus on inquiry based, hands on learning.  All certified staff participates in structured Professional Learning Community meetings which are facilitated by our Instructional Coach.

Results and Recognitions: 

  • For the past 5 school years, North Newton has experienced great success and was recognized by NC as a School making High Growth and AYP. Detailed descriptions of performance can be found at: www.ncreportcard.org/srv
  • Science Olympiads/Battle of the Books 
  • 2 National Board Certified Teachers
  • 14 Teachers with Masters
  • 2 Teachers that are currently enrolled in a Masters Program
  • Numerous staff recognized for excellence in their field
  • Key Improvement Foci for 2013 – 2014:
  • *Reading Proficiency from 68.9% to 80% as                          measured by the end of grade test Results                      
  • *Science Proficiency from 84% to 94% as measured by the end of grade test results
  •  *Math Proficiency from 84% to 94% as measured by the end of grade Test Results